Recorded at the Rossini Opera Festival: Adriatic Arena, Pesaro, August 2007
Paolo Bordogna (Fabrizio), K. Papatheologou (Lucia), Dmitry Korchak (Giannetto), Mariola Cantarero (Ninetta), Alex Esposito (Fernando), Michele Pertusi (Gottardo), Manuela Custer (Pippo), Stefan Cifolelli (Isacco), Cosimo Panozzo (Antonio), Vittorio Prato (Giorgio) & Matteo Ferrara (Ernesto)
Orchestra Haydn Di Bolzano e Trento & Prague Chamber Choir, Lü Jia (conductor) & Damiano Michieletto (director)
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Dynamic are proud to present, for the first time on Blu-ray, Rossini’s La Gazza Ladra ‘The Thieving Magpie’ recorded at the prestigious Rossini Opera Festival in 2007 (standard DVD release 33567).
The stage is set in modern times and the whole story is presented as the dream of a young girl who plays the role of the magpie.
The brilliant, rousing overture was made famous thanks to the soundtrack of Stanley Kubrick’s motion picture “A Clockwork Orange”.
Sung in Italian
Sound Format: PCM 2.0 / Dolby Digital 5.1/ DTS HD 5.1
Picture Format: 16:9
Region Code 0
Subtitles: It, Eng, Ger, Fr, Sp
Running Time: 201 minutes
Booklet Notes: It, Eng, Ger, Fr
“[Korchak is] movie-star handsome and offer[s] gorgeous tone, elegant style and as positive a dramatic portrayal as Messrs Rossini and Michieletto allow...[Pertusi's] Gottardo justifies the entire enterprise. What full, rounded tone over a huge range, and what phenomenal coloratura! Pertusi's body language and hulking presence immeasurably enhance his extraordinary vocal command. [The orchestra] supports the performance firmly and stylishly”
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